NBC1101 - Maths for Builders
NBC1103 - Basic Structural Mechanics
|1.||Exemplify fundamental structural design principles, key structural elements and types, as well as basic construction materials and practices across a range of building types and conditions;|
|2.||Evaluate the effects of loads and actions on the behaviour of structural systems and articulate the choice of structural system in relation to applied loads and building types;|
|3.||Articulate a sound theoretical background in statics, mechanics and structural analysis for understanding the choice of materials and structural systems;|
|4.||Interpret physical building and structural configurations in terms of real materials, actual constraints, and practical limitations which govern the behaviour of structures; and|
|5.||Exemplify effective communication with a range of skilled professionals, including architects and engineers.|
|Test||In-Class Test 1||10%|
|Test||In-Class Test 2||20%|
|Assignment||One (1) Team Case Study report submitted in two parts. Part 1 25% Part 2 35%||60%|
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